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St. Croix MCH, Community Health Clinics Temporarily Relocate to the University Campus

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Maternal, Child Health and Community Health clinics on St. Croix are temporarily relocating its operations to the University of the Virgin Islands campus while its offices at the former Caribe Home Center undergoes repairs and maintenance. Beginning Wednesday through

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) advises the public that as of this Wednesday, June 22, 2022, drive through testing will be discontinued on Wednesdays on St. Thomas. Testing next week will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m.

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) advises the public that starting Tuesday, June 21, 2022, anyone visiting the Community Health Clinic adjacent to the Schneider Regional Medical Center is now required to enter the building through the first floor, main lobby entrance. This requirement pertains

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and sixteenth (116) and one hundred and seventeenth (117) deaths related to COVID-19. The deceased are an

US Virgin Islands — The Division of Environmental Health asked me to remind Carnival Vendors of the permitting procedures for the 2022 St. John Carnival. Vendors must meet the following requirements: Vendors must pay a health permit fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) due this Wednesday, June 15, at the

US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and fifteenth (115th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is an 82-year-old female on St. Thomas. Commissioner Encarnacion

US Virgin Islands — Virgin Islands Commissioner of Health, Justa Encarnacion announced the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) has added a Health Disparities Program (HDP) to its cadre of available programs and services. The Health Disparities Program is fully funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control

US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and fourteenth (114th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is an 87-year-old male on St. Thomas. Commissioner Encarnacion

US Virgin Islands — Tai Hunte-Ceasar, MD, MSPH, Territorial Medical Director has issued the follow workplace guidance as the territory transitions to endemicity with COVID-19 disease. This is a term that means there may always be some level of COVID-19 circulating within the community. The Department is now aligned with

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) DOH would like to inform the community that it is working collaboratively with the VI Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) to compare results from wastewater testing that has been ongoing at the VIWMA wastewater facilities since February 2021 to DOH

US Virgin Islands — The VI Department of Health is warning the public that as of 25 May, there have been 241 confirmed and 6 suspected cases of monkeypox reported in several countries that don’t normally experience cases or are not endemic for the monkeypox virus, including the United States.